Alabama QB Jalen Hurts visits Maryland amid potential transfer | NCAA Football

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts seems to be taking the subsequent step towards a possible switch. 

Hurts is drawing curiosity across the NCAA as he visited Maryland on Friday and he’s set to make a visit to Miami this weekend, in line with ESPN, which cited unidentified sources.

Hurts has connections to each the Terrapins and the Hurricanes by way of Alabama. Maryland’s new head coach, Mike Locksley, labored with Hurts because the Crimson Tide’s offensive coordinator this previous season. Miami employed Dan Enos, who beforehand was Alabama’s quarterbacks coach, because the Hurricanes’ offensive coordinator. 

Moreover, Oklahoma and Auburn have expressed curiosity in touchdown the 20-year-old, although it is unclear at the moment whether or not Hurts will make an official go to to these faculties.

Hurts, who introduced he’s coming into the switch portal earlier this week, discovered himself in an fascinating quarterback scenario with Alabama. Tua Tagovailoa was tabbed because the starter for the 2018 season after Tagovailoa changed Hurts at halftime of the Faculty Soccer Playoff Nationwide Championship towards Georgia final season. Hurts had been Alabama’s starter for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. 

Hurts was utilized in a restricted capability this season, showing in each recreation however two for the Tide as a backup. He threw for 765 yards and eight touchdowns with two interceptions. He was 26-2 as a beginning quarterback at Alabama earlier than he was benched.

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